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Leidos currently has an opening for a Network Administrator to work on a client site in Washington, DC. This role supports day-to-day network O&M and will be involved in an enterprise modernization project. Duties are primarily focused on administration, with some engineering scope.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Review and update networking documentation, quality assurance plans, and security plans.
- Support existing network operations and maintenance for devices inclusive of all switching and routing equipment, connected or to-be-connected IP-addressable devices, and all cabling interconnects.
- Support network upgrades with installation and configuration.
- Provide ongoing network administration, monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning.
- Make data-driven recommendations to Network Team Lead that will result in continued network optimization.
- Administer and manage firewall security appliances, VPNs and mobile networks, and other network systems.
- Recognize, monitor, escalate, and mitigate potential network security vulnerabilities.
- Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of related experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
- Strong understanding of current and emerging network protocols; and expertise in administering subnets, virtual LANs, firewalls, VPNs, and other network appliances.
- Experience supporting Cisco and Aruba network equipment, as well as network software including Solarwinds, NetMRI, and WhatsUp Gold.
- Relevant technical certifications, such as CompTIA (Network+ and Security+ preferred), Cisco CCNA/CCNP, MCSA/MCSE, or VCP.
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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